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7 Cudów Wrocław i Dolnego Śląska

Wroclaw, Poland

Organisation: Osrodek Pamiec i Przyszlosc

Organised to coincide with Wroclaw's elevation as European Capital of Culture in 2016, this important exhibtion focuses in Section I ('Landscape') on the unique surviving copy of the first map of Silesia by Martin Helwig, published in 1561. One of the earliest maps of Central Europe, it was used by all the great European cartographers of the time (Ortelius, Mercator, Janssonius, Hondius, Blaeu and Grodecki) for their own representations of the region over the next two centuries.
Venue: Municipal Museum, Wroclaw Town Hall, Rynek Glowny
Time schedule: Wednesday to Saturday 10.00-17.00, Sunday 10.00-18.00
Catalogue availability: Catalogue available (text in Polish and English)